The Ludovisi Ares.

Who Is Ares?

Ares is one of the twelve Olympian gods from Greek mythology. He is also the son of Zeus and Hera, who are the King and Queen of the gods. Ares …

A painting of Hesiod and the Muse by Gustave Moreau.

Who Is Hesiod?

Hesiod is a man who stands at the dawn of literature in Archaic Greece, a contemporary to Homer. Like Homer, Hesiod was also a poet–although he was not a rhapsode. …

Picture of an antique copy of the Iliad by Homer, a poet from Ancient Greece.

Who Is Homer?

After covering a decent amount of information that is sourced to Homer, we come to the question of who is he? In the simplest answer, Homer is a bard–a poet–from …

Parthenon temple on a bright day. Acropolis in Athens, Greece, on a bright day

Why Greek Architecture Is Important

The Impact Greek architecture has had perhaps the greatest impact on architecture in the entire world. The style has been adopted and repeated by cultures from all over the world …